Yui Kugimiya (JP) is another artist who explores painting, texture and color through stop-motion animation. Kugimiya viewing the animations as its "living paintings", which was also experimenting with textures, for example, by using sand, stone, fur and wool directly on the image surface. In the Life of a Swan, she also uses itself, where we see a painted and animated swan jump out of the picture and get to live in the "real world".
Video Art Pieces
2007 MFA, Yale University School of Art painting/printmaking, New Haven,CT 2004 BFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA Norfolk summer program, Yale University, Norfolk, CT 2001-2003 Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA